Portales Suspect Charged in Officer Shooting

One of the two men arrested yesterday after a Portales Police Officer was shot has now been charged for the incident..
28-year-old Anthony Ortega was served an arrest warrant last night for aggravated battery, disarming a peace officer and resisting, and evading an officer.
Ortega was already in the jail for previous warrants.
He is being held without bond for the prior charges and $75,000 bond on the new charges.

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